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Sep 5, 2012 1:00pm EDT
way in terms of foreign policy? iraq, iran, afghanistan, syria, china. a long list of problems. and some say the list of solutions is very short. without american leadership, what would the world look like? we'll talk about that coming up. >>> plus, hit the democratic national convention in charlotte. president clinton talks economics. he's coming up tonight. but before that, and before the break, five big wednesday movers with a big move to the upside in office depot. better than 13% and monster worldwide is up almost 8%. more "power" coming up. >>> tonight as you know the democrats rolling out big business backers to explain that the obama administration's economic plans are working. one of those backers is austin liggen. welcome back. nice to have you here today. >> thanks very much. i'm glad to be here. >> we talked to a lot of business leaders on "power lunch" and cnbc and a lot of them feel uncertain and the jobless rate at levels no one want it is see, so why is it you think the administration's policies have worked for the economy? >> well, look. i think you need to ste
CNBC
Sep 18, 2012 9:00pm EDT
from iraq who needed an arm, a leg, and an eye. >> i love you, wa'ad. >> you'll follow his transformation... >> look at him. he looks beautiful. >> which is a wonder to watch. [ticking] >> welcome to 60 minutes on cnbc. i'm morley safer. in this edition, we look at the serious business of philanthropy. bill and melinda gates take us inside their foundation, we examine the unintended legacy of howard hughes, and meet a staten island woman helping children maimed by war. we begin with bill and melinda gates. with their plan to give away $60 billion, they're the most generous philanthropists in the world. they want to make american kids among the best-educated on earth. and while they're doing that, they also intend to save millions of lives worldwide. the gates shun publicity, but in october 2010, melinda gates agreed to show scott pelley the nuts and bolts of giving away a fortune. [train whistles] >> the north of india, where it is a short drive from the big city to the middle ages. [animals bellow] in the countryside of india's most crowded state, uttar pradesh, often, foo
CNBC
Sep 14, 2012 2:00pm EDT
as a navy s.e.a.l., serving multiple tours in iraq and afghanistan. since 2010 he protected american diplomatic personnel in dangerous posts from central america to the middle east. he had the hands of a healer as well as the arms of a warrior. earning distinction as a registered nurse and certified paramedic. our hearts go out to tyrone's wife, dorothy, and his three sons, tyrone jr., hunter, and kai, born just a few months ago, along with his grieving family, friends, and colleagues. glen doherty, who went by bub, was also a former s.e.a.l. and an experienced paramedic. he too died as he lived, serving his country and protecting his colleagues. glen deployed to some of the most dangerous places on earth, including iraq and afghanistan, always putting his life on the line to safeguard other americans. our thoughts and prayers are with glen's father bernard, his mother barbara, his brother gregory, his sister kathleen, and their grieving families, friends, and colleagues. i was honored to know ambassador chris stevens. i want to thank his parents and siblings who are here today for s
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Sep 20, 2012 7:00pm EDT
was you're leaving, we're leaving iraq, we're leaving afghanistan, we have less of a desire to stay engaged in that region. and in that vacuum, clearly what has happened is that others have taken advantage of this situation. >> you probably know this news, but it's being reported. you said we're leaving iraq, you're right. iran is shuttling weapons to syria. >> there's no love lost between the government of nouri al maliki and the iranians. we have left iraq, they don't have the capability to defend their air space, even if they wanted to, we don't have a presence in there and they don't have the capability to do anything about it. so if iran wants to fly over their air space, we have left nothing behind to help them with that. >> given our unreliability as you put it, let me ask you, where do you go on the iranian nuclear bomb. suppose we wake up one morning and iran has a nuclear bomb. what would this administration do? do they have policies? two they have contingencies? what do you think their next step would be? >> they have been so focused on convincing the world that the irani
CNBC
Sep 6, 2012 10:00pm EDT
example. where we bring our troops home from afghanistan just as we proudly did from iraq. a future, a future where we fulfill the only truly sacred obligation we have as a nation. the only truly sacred obligation we have is to prepare those who we send to war and care for them when they come home from war and tonight, and tonight, tonight, i want to acknowledge, i want to acknowledge as we should every night. the incredible debt we owe to the families of those 6,473 fallen angels. those 49,746 wounded. thousands critically. thousands who will need our help for the rest of their lives. folks, we never, we must never, ever forget their sacrifice and always keep them in our care and in our prayers. my fellow americans, we now, we now find ourselves at the hinlg of history. and the direction we turn is literally in your hands. it has been a truly great honor to serve you and to serve with barack, who has always stood up with you for the past four years. i've seen him testy. i know his strengths, his chands, his faith and a i also know the incredible confidence he has in all of you. i k
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Sep 12, 2012 7:00pm EDT
with al qaeda in iraq. take a listen. >> the president takes responsibility not just for the words that come from his mouth and also from the words that come from his ambassadors and his administration and from his embassies and from his state department. they clearly sent mixed messages to the world and the statement that came from the administration was a statement which is akin to an apology and i think was a severe miscalculation. >> all right. the bungled obama administration in response to this possible terrorist act has now become a political football with president obama saying this to cbs. please take a listen. >> governor romney seems to have a tendency to shoot first and aim later and as president, one of the things i've learn side you can't do that, that it's important for you to make sure that the statements you make are backed up by the facts and that you've thought through the ramifications before you make them. >> shoot first, mr. president? what are you talking about? your cairo embassy first shot was a misfire. it was an apology and, frankly, i think if it weren't
CNBC
Sep 21, 2012 3:00pm EDT
. and number three, iraq. iraq has continued to increase their production. you know, they have as much reserves as iran, so they are the third or second -- tied for second in the world of reserves, and iraq has put in these offshore terminals, and they have been able to ramp up the exports. that is likely to put some downward pressure if there's no geopolitical blow up, maria. >> i was just going to see, weigh the geopolitical risk versus the spr noise and tell me where oil goes between now and the end of the year. >> well, we have 117 for the end of the year on brefnlt now our view is that the geopolitical noise is not likely to seriously dissipate, because there's no sign of progress in the iranian nuclear negotiations. there's no sign that the standoff will be eased any time soon, and without any easy off ramp, we don't see how this situation is resolved, so we think potentially 2013 you're really looking at a question of does iran get nuclear weapons capability, or do you take military action to forestall that? we don't see the noise really going down on that issue, and we look at rest of t
CNBC
Sep 4, 2012 7:00pm EDT
had a lot of troops in iraq when barack obama became president. the truth of the matter is barack obama put gm back together. osama bin laden was at large. barack obama got rid of him. i would say this president has done a pretty damn good job and we're definitely better off than we were four years ago. >> archer, your response to this whole question of being better off than we were four years ago is going to come back on the show. it's one of our themes. how do you react to what howard dpeen just said? >> i give governor o'malley from my next door state of maryland. his first instinct was not to fix his face, to say something that he knew would sound absurd to the american people. the reason he would not say we're doing better off because the way american people see that is not. housing prices are still under water for many families. the foreclosure rate is still high. it's very tough to sell a house and make any kind of a profit on it. and we just finished two opening quarters this year where grope is barely above 1%. so given all the promises the administration made four years
CNBC
Sep 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
. but also he cares a lot about the fact that we're in a near confrontation with israel, iraq is unravel elg because we didn't leave the residual force. karzai is acting more and more aberrational. the president of the united states has not said a single word on behalf of the syrians, 20,000 of whom have been massacred. >> the point we keep hearing from -- in republican circles, that a deferential policy or policy of appeasement or apology, it's hard for me to really connect the dots on such a volatile place, that there's a cause and effect there. is it political or is there something to that? >> i don't think it's appeasement. i think the president of the united states does not believe in american exceptionalism. when a million and a half iranians were demonstrating in 2009, obama, obama, are you with us o or with them, he did basically nothing. in the face of the 30,000 killed and massacred in syria, there's no leadership. in the case of iraq, we should have left a residual force. i can tell you it's unraveling, the latest being maliki allowing iranians to overfly iraq and bring weapons in
CNBC
Sep 18, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. iraq is looking better than afghanist afghanistan. >> if the u.s. leaves, how is that going to be viewed by the gi haddists? >> it will look like the united states is a big canada that is unable to prosecute it's will. >> thank you gentleman. much obliged. coming up. chicago teachers suspend their strike. classes are scheduled to resume tomorrow. americans believe they should be in charge of their own future. how they'll live tomorrow. for more than 116 years, ameriprise financial has worked for their clients' futures. helping millions of americans retire on their terms. when they want. where they want. doing what they want. ameriprise. the strength of a leader in retirement planning. the heart of 10,000 advisors working with you one-to-one. together for your future. ♪ >>> late breaking news chicago teachers suspend their strike. thank you very much especially on very short notice. >> not a problem. but please call me randy. >> one of the key points. >> teachers knew that there was going to be an evaluation system and they wanted there to be one, and they wanted it to be f
CNBC
Sep 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
the iraq war and got punished for it, but you never really turned on like so many people that leave an administration and then they're bitter and go back and say something, you had never done that even though i think you were treated badly. >> well, i was fortunate to be able to serve. >> all right. they call it squawkward box at times. >> 9/11 was tough, as well. >> 9/11. what was your capacity in that? >> nac director. and i was -- i remember the secret service running down the halls saying run, run, run incoming plane. that's kind of a memory that sticks with you too. >> people don't remember the market cap loss was trillions that week. >> well, the president came -- when the president came in to office, president bush, we had 6 trillion in equity market losses that president bush inherited from herpredecessor. everything was great in the '90s. >> the internet bubble. >> the blue chip bubble. >> valued at 50 times earnings. >> had all come down and there was economic, looks like a minor crisis at the time but it felt like a big one. so it goes with the territory, and i think the
CNBC
Sep 25, 2012 9:00pm EDT
to deliver supplies to u.s. troops in iraq. >> juan zarate, deputy national security advisor in the second bush white house and a cbs news consultant, told us hiring bout was a mistake. >> this was one of the grave complications for the united states. viktor bout's tentacles reached so far and so deep that he had access to planes that could provide services for the u.s. government. >> zarate admitted the u.s. could do business with bout, but it couldn't catch him. >> i had always thought of viktor bout as untouchable. and i also, frankly, didn't think that anyone could get to him. >> a challenge zarate from the white house threw out at a meeting with mike braun and his d.e.a. team. the d.e.a. had just pulled off a string of extraordinarily successful captures of high-value terrorism targets around the world, like afghan drug lords. >> d.e.a. agents live for the hunt. >> but, mike, no one had even gotten a sniff on this guy. >> let me tell you something, armen, when i'm sitting there next to juan and my guys are sitting across the table from him--the very best that our government's got to o
CNBC
Sep 26, 2012 4:00pm EDT
-war draw downs. that's what we're in right now. the war in iraq is ending. the war in afghanistan is drawing down. it's understandable that u.s. military spending would start to go down. >> well, will you -- you say it will be devastating to the economy. give us your take. >> well, i would like to make three points. first of all, defense will and can make a contribution to deficit reduction. secondly, this is not the way. the sequester is the worst way to go about reducing defense spending. thirdly, the right way to do it is to go after taxes, raise tax revenue and cut the entitlement programs, which are driving long-term spending growth and debt creation in this country. it's not defense, which is on a relatively stable downward path. so, you know, i would agree that we need to cut our deficits. it's just the wrong way to do it. >> so what is the better way to do it? here we have, you know, automatic cuts coming, automatic tax increases coming. a lot of people predicting that 2013 will be a recession as a result of this. we haven't even heard from the defense companies in terms o
CNBC
Sep 27, 2012 3:00pm EDT
they did in syria and iraq years ago would certainly spike the price of oil. you're going to go right to that 2008 $150 high. maybe even higher. but do we stay there? that's the question. we could come back down rapidly. to the extent there's destabilization, to the extent the iranian's mine the strait of hormuz, make other regional attacks, launch proxy battles, then it's off to the races in terms of a $200-plus barrel per oil because, like i said, the strait of hormuz gets shut down, i don't care if it's shut down for 15 minutes, once that headline hits the tape, it's over. >> david, obviously the markets try to handicap the possibility of a strike on a daily basis, an hourly basis. what are you hearing? can it be averted, or is it something that -- in whatever form it takes, whether it's the strike john referred to or something bigger, is it inevitable, do you think? >> you know, i think that the prime minister is confident that, you know, if the threat of credible military action becomes more significant, and frankly that will depend on the position president obama takes. i think
CNBC
Sep 27, 2012 7:00pm EDT
the military option is. it's been talked about many times. you've seen it on display in iraq and afghanistan. we used a military option in kosovo when i was the commander, the iranians should be under no doubt that this option can be used. it will be effective and it will result in the destructure of the industrial potential and military potential of iran. the question is what's the best way to maneuver the iranians so you don't have to do that. because no one wants to use at least on this side in this government wants to use military force if you don't have to. always innocent people get killed there, are always economic repercussions. it's difficult to come out of it. so we'd rather the iranian government and iranian people use common sense and stop the development. and that's the process that's going on now. >> i think that's a great statement. >> that's quhwhat the administration's been saying. >> the people of iz rae don'sra want a military option either. the only way they'll back down is only if they it know for absolute certainty that this president will pull the trig fer it becomes n
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Sep 28, 2012 7:00pm EDT
slash defense and pull out of afghanistan early and leave iraq entirely and now the narrative is in tatters. they had a huge personal political interest in maintaining that narrative. it was wrong to begin. it is wrong now and the president himself, even the day after his own director of counterintelligence, matthew olson said it is a terrorist act. this guy went on "the view" of all places to repeat the lie. >> and it is worse than that. he went before the u.n. i read his speech. he had three fat paragraphs mr. obama did trying to sell the video/spontaneous demonstration. still, that was, what, this past tuesday. >> correct. >> and remember, he and mrs. clinton went on tv in pakistan still apologizing for the video. they have so much invested in the notion that if we reach out, don't offend these people we will get along fine. it is ludicrous. it's a lie and the president of the united states needs to come before the american people and explain to them what did he know? when did he know it? and why has he and senior officials been lying. >> is jack jacobs here. welcome. i wan
CNBC
Sep 20, 2012 1:00pm EDT
was making a point about the iraq war which he'd supported, but later turned against and here's something that he said on the campaign trail about his support or opposition to money for the troops. >> i actually did vote for the $87 billion before i voted against it. >> nothing like voted for it before voted against it to underscore the idea that you're a politician who's talking out of both sides of his mouth. mitt romney of course had some family experience with the gaffe issue. his father, george whob was then the governor of michigan at one time a prominent presidential candidate visited vietnam and when he came back he said that the conversations that he'd had with diplomats and military leaders had changed his thinking. here's how he described it to a detroit tv station. >> when i came back from vietnam, i just had the greatest brainwashing that anybody can get. >> brainwashing. that was something that his opponents ridiculed him for. the idea that he was -- could be so influenced by that. it ended up collapsing his campaign. richard nixon became the democratic nominee. and interest
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Sep 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
honoring those who serve in iraq, tall and 20 pounsds ds heavier, dashing in his uniform, with a big grin on his face, sturdy on his new leg. i remember how a few months after that i would watch him on a bicycle racing with his fellow wounded warriors on a sparkling spring day. inspiring other heroes who had just begun the hard path he had traveled. he gives me hope. he gives me hope. i don't know what party these men and women belong to. i don't know if they'll vote for me. but i know that their spirit defines us. they remind me in the words of scripture that "ours is a future filled with hope and if you fill that faith with me, if you share that hope with me, i ask you tonight for your vote. if you reject the notion that this nation's promise is reserved for the few, your voice must be heard in this election. if you reject the notion that our government is forever beholden to the highest bidder, you need to stand up in this election. if you believe that new plants and factories can dot our landscape, that new energy can power our future, that new schools can provide ladders of opportuni
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Sep 10, 2012 1:00pm EDT
. we know iraq's ties to syria, and we know russia's ties to syria. do you believe that report, that if indeed an election was held and the president was voted out, that he would indeed go? or not? >> it sounds very tricky. it sounds quite inconceivable to conduct a truly democratic-free elections in syria. but you know, as israel is, we are focusing on the israeli economy, on israeli education, on promoting and developing the israeli economy into the future. and this is the main reasons that we are here. we are surviving in this difficult surrounding of the middle east for 64 years now and we still are promoting our people, promoting our economy, and this is the reason for my visit here. >> yes. i know you are in town this week because of the big conference. israel has always been a country of entrepreneurship, and indeed you have some very successful publicly traded companies that are in israel. but given the fact that you basically are on the brink of war with iran, how are you attracting new companies, new capital, new entrepreneurs to israel and how hard is it? >> first, l
CNBC
Sep 14, 2012 1:00pm EDT
four years ago in the wake of the george bush presidency, the unpopular iraq war, the standing of the republican party on social issues and things like that, those have been shoved aside, and now this is an election purely on the economy. you've got a president who's proposing to raise taxes on people at the top. he's pushed through the dodd-frank regulation. that's something that wall street doesn't like. you can see it in "the new york times." voters over $100,000 in income, obama broke even with them four years ago over john mccain. by 16 percentage points, they're favoring mitt romney. >> ty, there's been an unusual break-in at an apple store. we have the video that's really going to leave you asking questions about the state of american youth. wait until you see more of this video coming up next. also ahead, kayla and a flood of ipos. >> ipo drought comes to an end, and it's a halting end. i'll show you what's on the docket and which ones you really need to watch for. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing a reason...to look twice. introducing a stunning work of technology
CNBC
Sep 14, 2012 4:00am EDT
on with the really big story. which i don't want to downgrade it, but iraq of course. and how is that going to pap out? >> in terms of -- >> nuclear weapons. >> it remains very difficult because we're still trying to analyze what the israeli intentions are. that's the key going forward certainly before the u.s. election. there is a widespread fear that perhaps the israelis are trying to up the pressure ahead of the election in terms of trying to influence the outcome of the election, but trying to sort of engineer the u.s. into delivering a red line policy which clearly the obama administration is set against them. perhaps they're trying to influence any future romney administration. it's a dangerous policy for the israelis. it could fall flat in terms of sort of in a sense march the troops halfway up the hill and then having to march them back down again. >> david, good to on speak it to you. thanks for that. >>> a quick look at the agenda in asia. reserve bank of india meeting on monday. there may still be an outside chance of a rate cut. china is set to release august investment figures. meanwh
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Sep 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
and iraq, and the drawdown. i have to call the pentagon and see if they'll give us a general idea on spending. we have been chronicling over the last 11 years the complete inability of the government to count what the government spends and/or hires, it's been a source of amazing frustration. i get they have trouble with the private sector but you'd think they'd get the hiring of government officials or government workers to be right. on the claims number, a little bit towards the things are getting a little better number. rick, i didn't see the continuing claims number. some economists were looking for that gauge for how they do on what their sense of unemployment is as well. >> i'll run and check it while you keep talking. i have to move out of frame. there were so many data points today that we scrolled right off our screen on that one. continuation claims were 3.27 million. >> some economists use that to suggest what is happening with the unemployment rate, ticked down from call it 3.3 in august, now 3.2. some question as to whether or not, let me just say if there's anything f
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Sep 12, 2012 9:00am EDT
with the families who were lost on that day. i visited the graves of troops who made the ultimate sacrifice in iraq and afghanistan at the hallowed grounds of arlington cemetery and had the opportunity to say thank you and visit some of our wounded warriors at walter reed. and then last night, we learned the news of this attack in benghazi. as americans, let us never, ever forget that our freedom is only sustained because our people who are willing to fight for it. to stand up for it. and in some cases, lay down their lives for it. our country is only as strong as the character of our people. and the service of those both civilian and military who represent us around the globe. no acts of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation. alter that character or eclipse the light of the values we stand for. today we mourn for more americans who represent the very best of the united states of america. we will not waiver in our commitment to see that justice is done for this terrible act. and make no mistake, justice will be done. but we also know that the lives these americans led stand in sta
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Sep 26, 2012 9:00am EDT
be erased with the heating up of rhetoric. >> we got a report out talking about iraq's supplies, much greater than people anticipated. we're seeing more supply not just here in the u.s. what impact is that having on the price? >> obviously it's driven us down from those highs that we saw, which were pushed up by geopolitical tensions. we know that saudi arabia can produce and said they would produce in case of an emergency. so the market looks lake a well-supplied market at the moment, but that's because no when's focus on supply fears right now. they're focusing on the demand fears. that can change on a dime. >> looking at the price right now, just above $90 a barrel, where are you seeing prices for today? >> i think we continue to go up, people are going to look at that and continue to watch those demand numbers. and of course geopolitical -- we're going to move around. this is a volatile market and we've seen it. >> there you have it from ray carbone. i'll second it back to you. >> thank you very much, sharon. meanwhile, the debate in retail has for many years now been will the web
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Sep 27, 2012 9:00am EDT
to the drawdown, what's happening in afghanistan and iraq or more broadly early fiscal cliff, signs there. business investment up just 1.1% after declining really for two straight months. john says these numbers stink. he says these orders data are putrid. we believe that weakness is tied to problems in asia and europe as well as uncertainty over the tax environment for 2013. and then we turn to the other side, the better claims data. now, notice it moves it just a little bit, but along with more optimism in the jobs component, the claims data is the second piece of good news this week on the employment front. weekly claims falling by 26,000 to the lowest level since late july. got to have a little caution here, comes on the heels of a bump up in claims from hurricane isaac and, of course, other factors that are out there. something for candidates romney and obama in today's data. you can imagine romney pounding on the weak growth and obama saying hey, 286,000 more jobs out there and there's also something for bulls and bears but not much anybody from a sober analysis this remains a weak
CNBC
Sep 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
engaged in the war on terror, he has not only removed our forces from iraq, doing the is aimin afghanistan and he's also, through his efforts, but through the bravery really of a lot of special operations forces and military personnel have dealt sop serious blows to al qaeda. >> there's a fine line in terms of how you play that in terms of people arguing that he's politicizing that. >> that's i think always the situation. i think the first thing you do have to recognize is that at the point of the spear as they say quite accurately are young americans, men and women who fight with courage, valor and distinction. they deserve the lion's share of the credit. ultimately the decisions have to be made by a president and they have to be made understanding the sacrifices those young men and women make every day. this man made critical the size of the effective decisions. >> it's been a while and the term tax cuts for the wealthy, we just had one of the president's former deputy press secretaries and literally i think he said tax cuts for the wealthy about 10 or 12 times in the space of a three-mi
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Sep 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
is a big part of our individual success, which is something that when we look at, say, a country like iraq where we've been at war, the emphasis on the rebuilding process is on creating institutions and civil society and rule of law and all the things that allow individual enterprise to prosper. that's the point the democrats were making and they're trying to drive that home. >> do you have any color on this whole god/jerusalem practice? is that how you pronounce? >> joe talked about it yesterday. platforms are of greatest interest to political opponents of either party, of the republicans in tampa, of the democrats here in charlotte, because they're statements by activists that get put down. they kind of felt the on rushing linebackers on god ander rus is a limb. they called an audible and put the phrases back in even though some of the delegates on the floor didn't like it, there was booing, false starts. i've got to tell you that's not the best color from yesterday. >> what's the color? >> the best color was after doing larry kudlow's show last night i went to a party near the conventio
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Sep 6, 2012 9:00am EDT
for the next four years. better off than four years ago. out of iraq. somebody with a pre-existing condition can get health insurance and in our state of illinois our automotive industry is really going strong. you know, chrysler had 200 jobs in january of 2009 when i became governor and when the president became president. it has 4,500 jobs in belvidere, illinois today, so the president knows how to get the economy moving forward, and we'll hear a lot about that tonight. >> governor quinn, there's still a huge public deficit. obviously people are very worried about the death, the debt-to-gdp ratio, 7%, 8% is the largest of the major economies in the world at the moment. at some point presumably the president has to talk about pain, shared pain for everybody to reduce that deficit, because the figures can't simply be closed by saying, okay, we're in the going to extend the bush tax cuts for the rich. that isn't enough money anymore near, it is it? >> well, we need economic growth. i think the president's plan is the best plan. we want to rebuild our infrastructure, our highways, our roads, o
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Sep 11, 2012 9:00am EDT
the war on terror. after returning from iraq, he founded the mission continues. thank you for being here. >> it's great to be here. great to ring the opening bell this morning on behalf of all of the veterans who served in this generation. to let everybody know we're moving forward. >> everybody's sharing memories of that day, even 11 years later, you want to share yours? >> you know, for me, on september 11th, 2001, i was in the navy s.e.a.l. training, we had come out of a 2-mile ocean swim and as we were running up the beach, somebody ran down and told us that planes had hit the twin towers in new york. and we knew that day our whole world had changed and a class of navy s.e.a.l.s was going to war. >> it wasn't an impetus for you to enlist, you were already going. but it must have stiffened your resolve. >> it stiffened my resolve, the resolve of navy s.e.a.l.s and people throughout the military who knew what we had been called on to do, the time was now. >> and talk about the mission continues. the mission is essentially to give post 9/11 veterans a way to either find a full-time job,
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